This stunning image was made by the Italian photographer Valentina Ruggiero.
She received a Master of Arts in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, and works across several mediums, including photography, painting and digital image manipulation.
Here are more of Valentina’s striking floral portraits for your viewing pleasure…
Valentina, pictured below, says:
In my photographs I explore the world with its infinite details and nature with its inexplicable beauty.